The Paediatric Orthotics Department - Royal Hospital for Children
The Orthotics department is located in Clinic 12 on the ground floor of the Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow.
It is the only Orthotics department in Scotland specialising solely in Paediatrics. The core treatment area is Greater Glasgow with many other patients originating from all over Scotland through both regional and national services.
The service is delivered through the Paediatric Orthotic Service Lead and highly specialised Paediatric Orthotists supported by a team of Paediatric Orthotic Rehabilitation Technicians and a Paediatric Orthotic Assistant and a Paediatric Orthotic Administrator.
The term Orthosis comes from the Greek orthós and means to make straight. The Prescription of Orthoses may range across the entire body treating multiple conditions and syndromes including Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Erbs Palsy, Hyper mobility, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Neuromuscular and Idiopathic Scoliosis, Chest Wall Deformity, Plastic surgery, Muscular Dystrophy, CTEV and various Syndromes.
1345 Govan Road
Telephone number is 0141 452 4651 (24hr answer machine available) or you can contact the Department by email [email protected].
The Orthotic Department is open from 8.30am – 4.30pm (Monday to Friday).